Melanie Chandra's New Film 'For Here or To Go?' Tackles Romance And Immigration Issues

Melanie Chandra and Ali Fazal star in a sweet but sober exploration of the modern immigrant experience in For Here Or To Go? At a time in which immigration is such a contentious issue around the world — particularly in the United States — films that put a human face on the issue are as important as they’ve ever been. That’s certainly what For Here Or To Go?,


Sri Lanka Hits The Right Note With The Mercedes Benz Colombo Jazz Festival

With a breezy mash-up of music, arts and lifestyle, the second season of the Mercedes Benz Colombo Jazz Festival had the Sri Lankan capital grooving over a memorable weekend. I landed at Bandaranaike International Airport on a relaxed Saturday evening, just as the first night of the Mercedes Benz Colombo Jazz Festival was getting into the swing of things. Instagram upda


An Art Installation Explores The Patriarchal Domination Of The South Asian Bride

An artist dissects the cultural practices of the Indian bride leading up to her wedding day.  Born to activist parents, award-winning artistic director Ms. Mutta (Rakhi Mutta) creatively explored navigating the expectations and processes that are associated with the generations-long rituals of North Indian marriage. A one-night-only, mul


Profiling One Cancer Survivor's Fight With Big Pharma

Diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer, 56-year-old Luxury Realtor Tuni Singh spoke to ANOKHI MEDIA on how she believes big Pharma and traditional medical treatments limited her choices for survival.   As Told to Wendy Kaur Ever since she was a little girl, life has been a series of contradictions for Hallandale Beach, Florida-based, luxury realtor Tuni Singh. Indian-born and Sikh, Singh was raised in the vastly-d


  • Fashion Designer Profile: Bano eeMee

    Creative director and fashion designer Aleem Arif's journey is one to be inspired by. The founder of super cool leather fashion house, Bano eeMee holds a master’s degree in international business from Boston University and has been selected as top emerging designer at ...


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